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Specialist, Strategic Partnerships

V4P FEB19 029

Job Description

Activision Blizzard King (ABK) Mobile Partnerships supports key company priorities by driving partner collaboration that fuels organic growth across our leading portfolio of games. We are looking for someone who is interested in making data- based recommendations that identify "win- win" value propositions leveraging our partner ecosystem. You’ll have a proven ability to apply your skills, be it technical, behavioral or economic, in order to generate value for industry leading franchises like Candy Crush Saga, Call of Duty: Mobile, Hearthstone, as well as ABK's next generation of awesome mobile games.

We are looking for a talented and creative individual to work with ABK’s Mobile Partnerships organization to maximize visibility of ABK games and create joint marketing opportunities with platforms.

Your role within our Kingdom

Interface and manage strong direct relationships with platform partners (e.g., Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc.) with which we build and distribute our games. Responsibilities include:

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Communication -- review new game launches and large content updates with various platform partner teams.

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Maximize promotional opportunities -- prioritize top campaigns and in- app events for collaboration with partners.

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Insights -- present relevant company and product data at regular intervals to platform partners to drive execution of joint strategic initiatives

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Project management -- evaluate, evangelize, resource, and execute support of new growth initiatives and technologies created and offered by platform partners

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Partner closely with internal terms

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Work with game teams and marketing teams to identify, test and analyze opportunities (game features, mechanics, virality, marketing- related initiatives) on platforms

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Leverage relevant company, game, industry and product data to develop insight analyses and recommendations for new product features and marketing initiatives

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Analyze and track key metrics on how our games leverage platform features and channels to highlight trends and potential issues

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Understand all aspects of platform relevant features, channels, Platform APIs / SDKs, breaking technical changes and other policies

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Develop scalable processes to communicate platform updates, changes and action items to all studios and internal stakeholders

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Resolve day- to- day product and technical requests, operations, and issues between internal teams and platform partners

Skills to create thrills

  • BA/BS degree with strong academic record;

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to analyze complex problems;

  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Google docs, Jira, Looker;

  • Excellent project management skills in managing external and internal stakeholders;

  • Ability to work well in a cross- functional and cross- cultural team environment;

  • Strong relationship and influencing skills

Bonus points

  • 1- 3 years of related partner management or business operations experience in a gaming, media or consumer web/mobile services company (preferred, not required);

  • Analytical, with experience driving analyses and recommendations with data- driven framework;

  • Excellent oral and communication skills to express complex and analytical con

We’re Seriously Playful

Officially, we’re a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. Unofficially, we’re a serious business that’s not afraid to have fun. Every day at King, we mix intuition with logic, art with science and magic with mathematics to create the games the world loves to play. Together with our parent company Activision Blizzard, our mission is to bring moments of magic to everyday life. If you think this is something you can help us achieve, let’s talk.

A great saga needs all sorts of heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace, great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply can’t expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. And that’s it.

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Want to join our Kingdom? You’ll find all you need to apply, plus more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at jobs.king.com. All applications should be made in English.

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